Variable Microsatellite Loci for Population Genetic Analysis of Old World Monkey Lice (Pedicinus sp.)

  title={Variable Microsatellite Loci for Population Genetic Analysis of Old World Monkey Lice (Pedicinus sp.)},
  author={Katlyn Scholl and Julie M. Allen and Fabian H. Leendertz and Colin A. Chapman and David L. Reed},
  booktitle={The Journal of parasitology},
Abstract: Parasitic lice have been valuable informants of their host's evolutionary history because they complete their entire life cycle on the host and move between hosts primarily through direct host-to-host contact. Therefore, lice are confined to their hosts both in ecological and evolutionary time. Lice on great apes have been studied to examine details of their host's evolutionary history; however, species of Pedicinus, which parasitize the Old World monkeys, are less well known. We… Expand
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